Volunteering at Freedom Public Library

The operating budget of the Library is pretty small; it covers salaries, books, utilities, lawn care, maintenance, computer equipment, supplies...everything!  We could never run the library on that budget without the help of our dedicated crew of volunteers. Volunteers provide many hours in shifts worked at the library and countless additional hours on special projects and programs every year.

There are many different areas in which people can volunteer at the library. If anything you see below sounds like something you’d like to do, drop by the Library or email Chris at director@freedompubliclibrary.org.

Shelving Volunteers

We always welcome folks who would be willing to shelve books during busy seasons, or make sure the books on the shelves are in the right order. If you're interested in learning how to repair books, we can arrange that, too.

Building Maintenance Volunteers

Handy with tools? Got a knack for building? We’d love to have folks available to be on call to make sure the building keeps standing.

Do you know how to show dust who’s boss? We’d love to have folks who’d be willing to visit once in a while to help keep the building tidy and the plants sufficiently watered.

Publicity Volunteers

With so much going on at the library, we're always looking for folks who can change our road sign, or create and distribute flyers and other advertisements for publicity.

Occasionally we do some fundraising at the Library, like raffles during Old Home Week. If selling tickets is up your alley, let us know! We’d also love to have folks who might help with writing grants.

Books on Wheels Volunteers

The library offers a Books on Wheels service for residents who are homebound or have limited mobility. We’re looking for folks to be on call to deliver to and pick up from our patrons who can't make it down to the library. You need to have a motor vehicle that has current registration, inspection, and insurance.

These are just the different opportunities available inside the Library! Both the Library Trustees and the Friends of the Library are boards comprised of volunteers who work with the Library to make sure we can deliver the best possible service to all our patrons!

If you’d like more information on the Library Trustees, click here. If you’d like more information on the Friends of the Library, click here.